How to access Twitter from Turkey?

(mashable.com) By now, probably all Europe knows, that Twitter has been blocked in Turkey. However, so far, most of us still have access to Twitter and other social media. After people noticed that twitter is closed, they started to post solutions about how to access twitter anyway. (click) Apparently even the president of Turkey himself,Continue reading “How to access Twitter from Turkey?”

Tema meseca: Volitve

Politika in Nogomet sta zagotovo dve temi, ki sta v Turčiji zelo pomembni. Včasih imam občutek, da mejita na fanatizem. Čeprav doma nimam televizije, vem kdaj se igra pomembna nogometna tekma ali mestni derbi. Vem tudi, kdaj je kateri politik kaj ušpičil in so se uprle množice. Tudi, če bi izklopila internet, bi čutila nekoContinue reading “Tema meseca: Volitve”

Consequences of Gezi park protests

Even though protests for preservation of Gezi park have officialy finished, some consequences can still be seen or felt today. Actually we can say that protests all over Turkey have started again yesterday, when 14 year old Berkin Elvan died after being in coma for 268. How is this boy related with protest for GeziContinue reading “Consequences of Gezi park protests”

Interesting facts about Turkey

Turkey has approximately 74 million inhabitants and 1/4 of all are younger than 15 years. Today the Republic of Turkey lies along 2 continents. When Ottoman empire reached its largest size, it spanned over 3 continents (Europe, Asia and Africa) and over more than 5,000,000 sq km.  Ottoman Empire in 1683, at its largest size(empires.findthedata.org)Continue reading “Interesting facts about Turkey”

Freedom and Sin

Follow my blog with Bloglovin “Some tourists think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a city of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin.” ― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars  Few years ago it wouldn’t come to my mind to think about the question of freedom. Most probably I wouldContinue reading “Freedom and Sin”

90th Anniversary of the Republic of Turkey

Celebration in Beşiktaş…unfortunately we missed nice fireworks… ( function() { if (window.CHITIKA === undefined) { window.CHITIKA = { ‘units’ : [] }; }; var unit = { ‘publisher’ : “turkinja”, ‘width’ : 160, ‘height’ : 160, ‘type’ : “mpu”, ‘sid’ : “Chitika Default”, ‘color_site_link’ : “0000CC”, ‘color_title’ : “0000CC”, ‘color_border’ : “FFFFFF”, ‘color_text’ : “000000”,Continue reading “90th Anniversary of the Republic of Turkey”

90. obletnica Turške republike: Kdo je (bil) Mustafa Kemal Atatürk?

Republika Turčija je bila proglašena 29.10.1923. Na ta dan je Otomanski imperij pa dokončno padel. Prvi predsednik republike je bil je bil Mustafa Kemal Paşa oziroma Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, oče Turkov. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk je bil vojaški oficir v otomanski vojski in je danes najbolj poznan kot ključna oseba pri ustanovitvi moderne Republike Turčije. PoContinue reading “90. obletnica Turške republike: Kdo je (bil) Mustafa Kemal Atatürk?”